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Lawmakers visiting UMaine Augusta for aging forum

AUGUSTA, Maine — A forum at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) will focus on the challenges facing the state’s growing elderly population. The event is being held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium. Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves and Republican Sen. David Burns, who are working on aging issues in the Legislature, […]

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Maine skilled nursing facility to pay feds

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors say a Maine elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston said Ross Manor in Bangor failed to prevent a subcontractor, RehabCare Group East, Inc., from engaging in a pattern and practice of providing […]

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